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Carolina Arana DMD, MPH CHEC Pro Contributor Editor of PublicHealthObserver.com Physical Activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Regular physical activity is important for good health, and it’s especially important if you’re trying to control and maintain a healthy weight. Fitting regular exercise into your daily […]

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Carolina Arana DMD, MPH CHEC Pro Contributor Editor of PublicHealthObserver.com You’ve probably heard the phrase “you are what you eat”. It’s true that food is broken down and transformed into cells, hormones, muscles and YOU! When you think of food in this way, it can be easier to make healthy and nutritious choices for your […]

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Newsletter January 2010 – Atlanta and Crime

by carolina on January 20, 2010

by Bobby Green Our community happens to have highest crime rate in the city (Zone 5). However, I cannot agree with the media or the politicians who state that crime is on the rise. For one thing, the city just closed all it’s public housing facilities and dispersed the residents throughout the city. What we […]

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Newsletter November 2009 – Our Community

by carolina on November 1, 2009

By Shena Jackson Hidden Village Apartments in Dixie Hills was once home to high crime and poverty. The apartments went into foreclosure. Now it’s just an eyesore. One problem to another! Death, pain, violence and suffering; these are things that youth experience in my neighborhood everyday and accept as the norm. In our community, the […]

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Newsletter October 2009 – Better Parenting

by carolina on October 19, 2009

by Tiffany Glass   During my childhood, I experienced some of the same problems that many disadvantaged youth experience today. I grew up without my parents. When I was around them, I didn’t respect them much and even talked back to them. There was also period of time that I did not go to school. […]

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Newsletter October 2009 – A Successful Future

by carolina on October 1, 2009

by April Reeves The word on the street is that teens in our community have no future. This is nonsense! Not only do we have a future, we are the future! It’s up to us, as teens to make the necessary changes to ensure that our future is a great one. Education, in my opinion, […]

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By Jasmine Camps —A student and resident of Florida, interned as CHEC Pro’s Health Outreach Coordinator this summer, and was instrumental in the success of this summer’s internship program. CHEC Pro, is a nonprofit organization seeking to better the neighborhoods in Atlanta’s underserved areas, has expanded its boundaries this summer. CHEC Pro initiated a summer […]

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